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Monday, April 22, 2019

goDigital - Learning Express Library Workshop

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
goDigital – Learning Express Library is a 1.5 hour presentation of a dynamic database, which provides online test preparation resources related to career preparation, high school equivalency, college admissions tests, undergraduate success for college students and adult core skills, including test preparation for becoming a U.S. citizen. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.
PowerPoint 2016

PowerPoint I Basics

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation in MS PowerPoint 2016. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
HTML 5

HTML 5

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn the latest HTML standard (HTML 5) and how to engage its enhanced capability to deliver multimedia, graphics and other rich content in the creation of Web pages.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: S. Dodge Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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Skill Builders Meetup

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
Student? Job hunter? Retiree? Use DC Public Library resources (such as Lynda, Universal Class, Mango Languages and more) to upgrade your skills and reach your goals. Lamond-Riggs Library staff will be on hand to consult with and to help participants connect with needed resources.  
Excel 2016

Excel I Basics

Computer Classes

11:30 a.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy - Jasperactive™ Benchmark (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

2:30 p.m.
The library is offering free 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark. Benchmarks are offered in Word Core, Word Expert, Excel Core, Excel Expert, PowerPoint Core, Access Core and Outlook Core. Benchmarks are proctored and offered in the Computer Lab located at Library Express (1990 K St. NW).

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Job Seekers at PET

Job Seekers Clinic

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Are you looking for a job? Do you need help with your cover letter, resume or application?  Come to Job Seekers Clinics at Petworth Library! Library staff will provide one-on-one assistance for job seeking patrons. Patrons will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis. Job Seeker Clinics will occur every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   
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Google Galore: Advanced Internet Searching

Computer Classes

12 p.m.
In this two-hour class, review the advanced Google search tools, techniques and features, e.g. Google Images, Google Maps & StreetView, Google Alerts, etc. Learn to use Boolean search terms and various punctuation and characters to refine your search results.
Keyboarding

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Computer Classes

2:30 p.m.
​In this 1.5 hour session, you will engage in self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills, in order to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW ​Computer Lab - Room 102
Excel 2016

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn more features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 software that can help you further your career.   Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: C. Myers Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Windows 10

Intro to Windows 10

Computer Classes

2 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will explore and navigate the Windows 10 platform functions & features, including the new Start Menu, Windows 10’s digital assistant, Cortana, the new Quick Access feature in File Explorer; selected features of the Settings menu and much more. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.   Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW
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Job Seekers Walk-in Help

Tenley-Friendship Library

2:30 p.m.
Looking for a job? Let us help you! Whether it’s an online application, a cover letter, or your resume, you will receive one-to-one help from our library staff. First-come, first-served. 
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Mock Interviews - Successful Interview Strategies

Library Express

3 p.m.
The interview process can be intimidating. Come to the library and learn from an experienced human resources specialist from the DC Government Department of Human Resources who will:   Identify the purpose of an interview. Discuss the seven phases of the interview process.   Provide strategies for answering tough, open-ended questions.  
Excel 2016

Excel III Advanced

Computer Classes

5:30 p.m.
Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: N. Wood Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102 Required skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Word II Intermediate, Excel I Basics and Excel II Intermediate. You will learn to:

Friday, April 26, 2019

MS Word 2016

Word I Basics

Computer Classes

10:30 a.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn basic word-processing features in MS Word 2016 that can help you to create letters, résumés, faxes and other documents that are used to apply for jobs. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Technology Tomorrow

Technology Tomorrow

Deanwood Library

11:30 a.m.
Having a tough time getting friends and family to teach you to use the computer or scan and print a document?  Forgot your email password, your user name and just can’t seem to get past the red lines on the form for your resume? 
Northstar Digital Literacy

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment & Certificate - Proctored Session

Computer Classes

2 p.m.
The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basic digital literacy skills. A photo ID will be required to log on, and a passing score of 85 percent on each assessment will be required to receive the NDLA Certificate during this 1.5-hour proctored session. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive 30 minutes early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Proctor: M. Rivera

Saturday, April 27, 2019

MS Word 2016

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

10 a.m.
In this one hour and 45 minute class, you will learn more features of the MS Word 2016 word processing software that can help you further your career. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: L. Turner Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Microsoft Imagine Academy

Microsoft Imagine Academy - Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Exam (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

1 p.m.
The Library is offering free 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification exams to people who first pass a Jasperactive™ Benchmark.

Monday, April 29, 2019

goDigital - Universal Class Workshop

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
goDigital – Universal Class is a 1.5 hour presentation of a dynamic database, which provides online training in a wide array of subjects, including computer training, office skills, health and medicine, language arts, law/legal/criminal, pet and animal care, real estate and so much more. Each Universal Class course involves lessons, assignments, exams and, if passed, awards Continuing Education Units, which are viable credentials in the workplace. 
MS Word 2016

Word II Intermediate

Computer Classes

3:30 p.m.
In this one hour and 45 minute class, you will learn more features of the MS Word 2016 word processing software that can help you further your career. Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
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Your Best Resume

Petworth Library

9:45 p.m.
Did you know that Petworth Neighborhood Library offers resume workshops and job-seeking assistance?  

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

LinkedIn

Creating a LinkedIn Personal Profile from Scratch (For Beginners Only) (Registration Required)

Computer Classes

11 a.m.
Creating a LinkedIn Personal Profile from Scratch is a two hour seminar for those who are brand new to LinkedIn.  As a beginner, come learn how to create a LinkedIn personal profile from scratch!
PowerPoint 2016

PowerPoint I Basics

Computer Classes

3 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn the basic features for creating a dynamic PowerPoint (slide show) presentation in MS PowerPoint 2016. This software is widely used in the workplace and in educational settings.  Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: M. Rivera Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102
Excel 2016

Excel II Intermediate

Computer Classes

5:45 p.m.
In this two hour class, you will learn more features of the Microsoft Excel 2016 software that can help you further your career.   Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations. Instructor: R. Gopinathan Library Express 1990 K St. NW Computer Lab - Room 102

Friday, May 3, 2019

Technology Tomorrow

Technology Tomorrow

Deanwood Library

11:30 a.m.
Having a tough time getting friends and family to teach you to use the computer or scan and print a document?  Forgot your email password, your user name and just can’t seem to get past the red lines on the form for your resume? 

Monday, May 6, 2019

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Job Seekers Clinic

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Looking for a job? Staff are available to assist with a variety of job search activities including: Building and typing your résumé Conducting online job searches  Completing online job applications This session lasts from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

hands of a person typing on a laptop; the image has a brownish tint

Skill Builders Meetup

Lamond-Riggs Library

10 a.m.
Student? Job hunter? Retiree? Use DC Public Library resources (such as Lynda, Universal Class, Mango Languages and more) to upgrade your skills and reach your goals. Lamond-Riggs Library staff will be on hand to consult with and to help participants connect with needed resources.  

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Job Seekers at PET

Job Seekers Clinic

Petworth Library

11 a.m.
Are you looking for a job? Do you need help with your cover letter, resume or application?  Come to Job Seekers Clinics at Petworth Library! Library staff will provide one-on-one assistance for job seeking patrons. Patrons will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis. Job Seeker Clinics will occur every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.   

Thursday, May 9, 2019

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Applying for D.C. Government Jobs: Practical Steps to Success

Library Express

2 p.m.
Applying for government jobs can be intimidating. Come to the library and learn from an experienced human resources specialist from the DC Government Department of Human Resources. This course will:  Present its participants with basic instruction on the development of a strong and competitive resume for applying for government jobs.